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THE S NT.INEU JOU
EnteredjApril 23, 1903 at Pickous, 8. 0., ale socoud Class inattt r, 111idor act of Cogress of March 8, 1879.
0SUTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY. M. in1
A Terrifying Wig.
One day Many years ato while Cap
taini Arthur Culinninghall of the Brit
ish army was stationed in Nankin, Chi
n, a friend of his stepped into a bar
har's shop, and by way of employing
his time lie desired the barber to .shave
his head. This gentlenian wore a wig,
but which, for the sake ot coolness, he
hlt pln'evd la his pocket. This opera
tion of shaving, so comiion in. China,
was speedily and quickly exceclted, the
barber seeming to be delighted with
the honor of shaving one of the illus
trious strangers. Previous to lil-.ieav
ing the .shop andi while the 1n1n'4 lit
tention was called in some other diree
tion my friend replaced his wig, upon
hils head, little thinking of- the result
of this simple process. No sooner,
however, had the barber turned around
and observed. him whion he hald. o
lately cleared of every vestige of hair
suddenly covered with- a i'st luxu
riant growth, than, talsing one steady
gaze at him to make 81re lie was not
dieceived, he let faill the razor, cleared
his counter at a bound amd, running
madly through tihe crowd, whIch -Was
speedily collected, cried out that he
was visited by the devil. - London
Petrarch lived seventy years. The
famous sonnets to Laura, the only
prodilctiols; by whileh the poet is now
reneibered, were all written within
a ieriod of twenty years, during which
time the intimiacy continued. l'etrareb
had beell writIng sonnets to Laura for
-' b'ouit sixteen years when the lady fan
eiled she discovered symptoms of a not
unnatural weariness an( plaintively
asked, "Are you tired so soon?"
Drowning is a quicker death than
most people suppose. Insensibility is
said to begin in about one minute, and
fatal imconseloiisness generally super
venes in the neighborhood of two min
utes. Few even practiced divers can
remain under water more than a min
ute and a half, and it is generally fatal
to remain beneath the surface longer
than that. At Navarino, where there
are many expert divers, who plunge
into the sea aftel' sponges, not one was
found who couth remain under water
for two minutes. In the Red sea the
Arab divers generafy remain down
one and a quarter minutes, while at
Ceylon the pearl fishers can seldom
stay below for even a minute. There
is a case on record at Falmouth where
.a diver had descended eighty feet and
on giving the signal was drawn up
slowly. It was two minutes before he
reached the surface. Blood ran from
.his ears and nose, and he was ipsensi
ble. He died without speaking. In
sensibility, however, does not always
involve death, for in many cases a per
*on may be resuscitated by the use of
energetic measures.-London Saturday
The Birds Didn't Come pek.
A century ago * piatriotic Scot, Sir
John Sinclair, 'tried to' establish the
\t 'tingale in Sbotland. He commis
sloued a London dealer to purchase
nightingales' eggs at the liberal price
of a shilling each. These were well
packed in wool and sent to Scotland by
mail coach. A number of trustworthy
men had preViously been engaged to
take especial care of all robins' nests in
places where the eggs could be hatched
4 In safety. The robins' eggs were re
mioved and replaced by those of the
nightingale, which were hatched and
TOeared by their foster mothers. The
young nightingales, when they .were
full fledged, seemed perfectly at home
near the places where they first saw
the light, and in September, the usual
period of migration, they departed. But
the nightingales iever returned to
What is a Dropt
In medlecine II drop is a "gutta," or a
"'minimr." The wvords mleain the same
that is, one-six teenth of a fluid dram.
* This is the official tahle: Sixty minims
* (guttac or drops) make one fluid dram,
eight fluid drams make one fluid ounce,
sixteen fluid ounfces make one pint, two
pints make one quart, four quarts
nake one gallon. Forty-five drops. of
ter, or a comimoni teaspoonful, make
ut one0 fluid dramn, two tablespoonfuls
ut one fluid ounce; a winegilasful
bo~ut one and one-hlalf fluid ounces,
a teacuptl is about four fluid
eCs. But, my ba"thren ini suffering,
nmany different sizes of teaspoons,
spoons, wvineglasses and teacups
ilove in this world of ease? And
drops, no two liiids If dropped
bottle in thle old fashioned way
g the end of the finger over the
will drop drops of the same
ew York Press.
Worry and fret are fatal to the in
tegity of nlerve :Ind1 brain. F'ear can
sting like a s'orplioii and tormet like
U Scoul"e.-s ece.
To look at .high Chinese official
through glasses is to be ,wanting In
proper respect, and the man who is
forcerd to wear glasses all the time
sho"uld be Careful to explain, Or lie imlay
give oflense. - To make a social call In
Chinuta in a iedanii chair with short han- I
dies reates something of the selsafltion
that would .he created in Amerca if
.one were to make a social call In a
hearse, because a short handled sedan
chair Is employed af fullerals to carry
the spirit of the deceased. To send
presents wrapped u in the wrong way
or by the wrong kind of a llessenger
is to deprive them of their value to the
reelplent. To hold one's hand behind
the back while talking to an oriental
is to be discourteous. To walk rapidly
is to class oneself with coolies. To
inquire of a Moslem about the health
of his wife is to offer an unpardonable
insult. To coiunt the children of a
household In Africa is to bring bad
luck upon them. To jump1) quickly out
of a gharry in India is, in the estlima
tion of an East Indian lady or gentle
man, as un(lgnfelld as for a lady in
New York to Jump over a fence.-Ar
thur Judson Brown in -Outlook.
What's In a Name?
Perhaps you may have beard of the
celebrated divine who could move a
congregation to tears sliply by repeat
ing the word "Mesopotania." It was
in the sound. Some words have indi
viduality of their own. You cannot
twist "Mesopotamia" to mean any
thing but a sleepy, sun-kissed land.
You could not, for Instance, endow
those soft vowel sounds with the rug
ged quality of another unmistakable
Sas-katch-e-wan! Spoken as though
It came always from the full ridged
chest of a tall red man, thin In the
flank, hard in the leg, spoken as
though with the exhalation of lungs
full of rugged northern air. What
word In the glossary of rivers sur
passes this in the-virility of Its sheer
sound? It reeks of kinnikinic and
dried white fish and smoked breasts of
wild geese and service berry and pem.
mIcan. You cannot avoid seeing dog
sledges, or help hearing the honk of
wildfowl, or refrain from noting the
blown breath of men running in the
cold, when you hear the mere name,
wild, mysterious, of this river, one of
the trails of the young men.-Emerson
Hough in Outing Magazine.
. "Tho Soar-it Lette"?
The old saying, "Every cloud has Its
silver lining," should often bring. us
comfort when the world appears to be
frowning upon us. A rare example of
this was shown by Hawthorne's wife,
who proved herself to him a true
"friend in need.", One wintry day he
had received notice that his services
would no longer be required at his of
fice. Weary and downcast, he return
ed to his humble home. His young
wife stood waiting for him and no
ticed at once that something was
wrong. He told her his troubles.
Straightway the brave little woman
with her ovrn hands kindled a bright
fire; fetched pen, ink and paper, which
she set beside him; then, with a beam
ing face, she touched the sad man on
the shoulder and said, "Now you can
write your book." Immediately the
cloud cleared, and things presented
themselves' to Hawthorne under a
changed aspect. Hie felt a treed man;
the offlee appeared as a cage from
which he had escaped. "The Scarlet
Letter" was writtenl and proved a mar
velous success, and' fame rewarded
Hawthorne and tihe brave lIttle wife
who had faced the cloud and found Its
silver lining."--"The Value of a Life."
Football In Shakespeare's Time.
Did WVilliamn Shakespeare ever look
on .at a game of football or join In
one? asks the Herald of Stratford-on
Avon. J. E. Vincent, the author of a
book orV Berkshire highways and by
ways, found at , orth Moreton in the
register there, ait entry of a murder
done by One "ould Gunter," Rays the
Heoraldl. "0Ould Gunter," it seems, was
a football player, or, at any rate, his
sons were players, for they and some
fellows tnamed G regories "fell together
by the years (ears) at football. Ould
Gunter drew lis dagger and broke
booth their hendes, and they died booth
within a fortnight after." S'avage 0o(d
manl! There was bad blood over foot
ball even then. This miurdete was in
Shakespeare's time, In 1598, and foot
ball must have been long played then.
In later days Chlarles HI. dismissed
football "as meeter for laming than
making able the plaves thereof."
BODY CLEANINC EVERY
Many Women Hlave Discovered
With Pe-ru-na Cleans
MRS. ALCK BRADLEY.
Mrs. Alice Bradley, Thorold, Ont., Can., writes:
"Two years ago I became weak and rundown
and as time passed I gradually failed until a year
ago, when I experienced a stroke of paralysis
which affected one side and I was helploss.
"I called in professional medical treatment, but
steadily grew worse.
"I had decided I never would rise again from my
bed, but, when Peruna was brought to me and after
having taken four bottles of it, I was able to be out
and a wonder to myself and friends.
"I consider Peruna a great blessing to the afflicted.
I may add that my daughter has also used Peruna
and has been blessed with renewed heaffh. I believe
Peruna saved our lives."
CIMe Up Once a Year. Mrs. N. P. Lawle
EILBANING up the body in the spring PittsburgKas., wri
Is a duty everyone owes to himself. ''Last sprng I e
Face powders may hide a rough skin, which developed in
but Peruna helps to produce a skin that calarrh. I felt wea
need not be hidden. neither eat nor slee
The source of good blood is good di. "A member of ouy
gestion. Peruna aidadigeation. cured of catarrh 9
Those people who have regular bodily oa t''ded m
functions have a clear and delicate sktn. "I expected help, 1
Perunb helps to restoro.these functions. W def Change I
Most skin deformities depend upon derved almost a so
systemic derangements, which cannot Ing it.
be corrected by local treatments. "In three days I f<
Peruna is a systemic remedy, reorgan- within a week I was
tbing and regulating the whole body. "I continued takii
"It was real convenient for him,"
says a Billville exchange, "that when I There are eight dp
the train ran over him and killed him planets, Mercury, N
he was In the company of his uncle, Jupiter, Saturn, Ur
who is a lawyer; his brother, who is a and several hundr
tioctor, and his brot her-i n-law, thedscerd ice1
towun undertaker."--Atlanta Constitu- ta n lnt u
In 1834 Capaiupillir,,watuhadbUr
secod i coma ni a Lae..Eie ande Wovrse hnd
dcOlieveredxctdaviln pltca a wince tha
lu tion. oto n yr t- bow boncinthroghe
oft A C onsiuio wihFigureheadBoherstlent dtt'n
sond reint macn. Lae.e unerycuhh Wre lTh
night his excellency was decapitated express for the sou
as neatly and deftly as if the best to gather headway.
tools had with patient iabor enlisted car and dlroppedl lnt
the brightest sunshine in the desecra- "Oh, Lord!I" he
tion. Marines and bluejackets were nmenced tugging at
held under' dark suspicion, and the have to excuse mue
country seethed in a ferment of keen the rightful occupan
contention. Itewards were offered, but section, "but I've jt
in vain, and for years the secret was ftight shioes off. I jo
well kept. It is said1 that a seaman into a store on my
was the culprIt, not for any political and( get another pal
motive, but because of a cherished an- to try them on, but
tipathy to the full length image of a iand1 1 toild the clerk
landlubber at the -bow while three fine wanted to make si
sailors were compelled, with inade- large enough."
quate busts, to smile grimly at the iwR this time two
stern. However, another head was se- .were eXiposedi to vie
cured to the trunk with copper bolts relief tihe man lit
so tremendous that for many years age tight slhoes out of ti
could not wither it nor custom stale reached for tihe box
the unshaken fortitude with which Old ,ones.
Hickory defied the breezes and the* "Great Scott!" lie
brine.- ed his purchase. "')
1 me tens, children's
THAN HOUSE CLEANINC.
I That-a Course of Treatment
Ds the System of the
is of Winter.
Health and Complexion, Strength and Beauty
Depend Upon Clean Blood and
Mrs. Daniel Passmore, Welland, Ontario, Can., writes:
"For three years I was severely afflicted with stoa.
ach trouble, and for days at a time I could not eat any
thing. I grow thin in flesh, had headaches and was the
picture of despair.
"I was attended by three doctors,. but got no good
"Finally I began the URO of Poruna. I soon noticed
an improvement and after using three bottles, I was
able to relish a meal, in fact, could eat anything.
"To-day I feel well and strong. I consider that Peru
na has saved my life and I shall always praise it."
MRS. DANf gL SSM~OWt~
r, 428%N. Broadway, and within two week. I was in Raue
aught a severe cold " Pera'n Is a wesnder-ful mallda'*
tond SrO co* ofMr. Lee King, R. P. D. No. 4,1armera.
well. viile, Tex., writes.
club, who had been "My health has been better generally
*rough the use of this spring and summer than it hes boon
to try it and I did for four years and I have worked nearly
ut nothing lik, the evr day.
rtebeerIo-"I suffered with dysentery and bowel
rn the bstated takb- trouble.
uasIsatdtk."Your remedy also cured my wife @t
Ul much better, and constipation.
well. "I wish you continued success with
Itg the entire bottle your great medicine. Pertin."
rimary" or "major" Marvelous Mmories.
'enue, Earth, Mas There have been many men with mar
amus and Neptune, Velous memories. Themnistocles could
ed minor planets, call by name every one of the 20,000
i01. It is certain citlizens of Athens. A London school
Iter, was known to teacher by the name of Dawson on a
ther they knew of wager of $1,000 repeated offhand every
lied. word of Spensor's "Fairie Queene," a
work of 4,000 stanzas of- nine lines
efr.each. Person could repeat "Paradise
an eiry gozn Lost" hackward. It is said that Ma
ecuiary aonii. caulay never forgot anything that he
dicates corns came ever read or heard. John Fiske knew
the gates at the the position of almost every book in
not long ago and the Harvard .library as well as the
form of the through Contents of the same.
:h just as It began One Way to Trap a Bear.
Hie limpedl into the The ways of trapping bear are nu
a seat. merous, but there is onae old fashioned
froaned, and comn- way that amuses many. It Is the sys
a shoe. "You'll temn or getting a molasses barrel and
"he continued to driving spikes around through the out
t of that particular side near the open end with the poInts
st got to get these of the spikes protruding downward
it had timne to rush toward the bottom on the Inside. A.
way to the station bear will force his head into the bar
c-didn't have time ret in the center of the cIrcular row of
wear only sevens, spikes and eat all the molasses he can
I wanted tens. I find, but when he comes to pull his
re they would be head out the points of the spikes catch
in the fur- and skin of the neck and
liaring white socks head and lhe cannot get rid of it. The
w. WIth a sigh of barrel prevents his seeing. Ho is help
rned the despised less andi sure to get rattled as soon as
ie car window and the situation (dawns upon him.-Duluth
containing the new News-Tribune..
a I French Guiana has the most violent
gasped as he view-: thunderstorms in the world. Tfhe
'hat idiot has given thunder is almost deafening, and the
;ize!"--Philadelnhia j neals come in mult-k succession.